Wyoming Archives: 20 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Wyoming, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online WY newspaper archives: 20 titles to help you search your family history in the “Equality State,” providing coverage from 1867 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Wyoming newspaper archives!

Photo: Wyoming state welcome sign, along Interstate 80, entering from Utah
Photo: Wyoming state welcome sign, along Interstate 80, entering from Utah. Credit: ErgoSum88; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for historical and recent obituaries and other news articles about your ancestors from Wyoming in these newspapers. Our WY newspapers are divided into two collections: Historical Newspapers (complete paper) and Recent Obituaries (obituaries only).

Search Wyoming Newspaper Archives (1867 – 1945)

Search Wyoming Recent Obituaries (1997 – Today)

Illustration: Wyoming state flag
Illustration: Wyoming state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a complete list of Wyoming newspapers in the online archives. Each newspaper title in this list is an active link that will take you directly to that paper’s search page, where you can begin searching for your ancestors by surnames, dates, keywords and more. The WY newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
CasperStar-Tribune11/26/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CheyenneWyoming Tribune-Eagle10/01/1997 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CheyenneCheyenne Argus11/14/1867 – 11/14/18671Newspaper Archives
CheyenneCheyenne Daily Argus04/02/1868 – 04/05/18682Newspaper Archives
CheyenneCheyenne Daily Leader04/03/1868 – 05/09/18763Newspaper Archives
CheyenneCheyenne Weekly Leader08/05/1876 – 08/05/18761Newspaper Archives
CheyenneCommercial Record04/04/1868 – 04/11/18682Newspaper Archives
CheyenneWyoming Commonwealth07/20/1890 – 11/14/189158Newspaper Archives
CheyenneWyoming State Tribune01/01/1917 – 12/31/19211575Newspaper Archives
EvanstonEvanston Age10/03/1876 – 10/03/18761Newspaper Archives
Heart MountainHeart Mountain Sentinel08/25/1942 – 11/02/1945468Newspaper Archives
LaramieLaramie Boomerang02/09/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LaramieDaily Boomerang01/02/1890 – 06/30/1890148Newspaper Archives
LaramieFrontier Index04/14/1868 – 04/14/18681Newspaper Archives
LaramieLaramie Daily Sentinel10/21/1876 – 10/21/18761Newspaper Archives
LaramieLaramie News02/01/1876 – 03/01/18762Newspaper Archives
RawlinsRawlins Daily Times04/01/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RivertonRiverton Ranger04/03/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Rock SpringsRocket-Miner04/14/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WorlandNorthern Wyoming Daily News01/03/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries

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